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. after the u.s.-led invasion of iraq, which was serious and opposed in syria was turning a blind life is not helping jihad discussed the area into iraq to kill u.s. soldiers and allied soldiers. there's a reason why they did that. they wanted the bush doctrine to say they were next on the hit list, so they were doing everything they could to help make this happen. there's one high-level syrian official told me later on, of course we were helping them across. you know what? we wanted you guys to kill them. that's why we wanted to go because we wanted these guys to kill you guys. we don't want them in our country. unfortunately they killed a lot of our boys. when he survived and particularly after the assassination of former lebanese rafik hariri, that was blamed on syria by most of the international community and the pressure just escalated exponentially after that against syria and people in late 2005 were counting the days for the assad regime. the expatriates, organization just waiting to move in one assad fell. but that created in hand and triumphalism and survivalism that very muc
in the u.s. you can do this. >> the tigers, by state law, like tony here, can only be with the public until they are 40-pounds. >> and that's with a leash. state law says it's okay for big cats 25-pounds or less to be handled with only a trainer's restraint, but a trainer must be present. and all wildlife shall be exhibited in a manner that prevents injuries to the public and to the animals. but swimming with tony is not cheap. you sign a general release and for $200, you can frolic for 30 minutes in the water on the lawn, or even help out with his bottle feeding. >> tony is a growing boy. he will eat four of these a day. he's only at eight pounds right now, but he'll wind up like his dad, well over a thousand pounds. >> you can swim with a 4-foot gator here, too. >> man versus gator. >> it's just ally, really. >> ali the alligator. her mouth is taped up and you can join her in the pool with a trainer. >> we don't take it to other places. we use our swimming facility here. >> okay. we are just talking about how weird that one was, but different strokes for different folks, righ
joining us on booktv is professor brendan doherty of the u.s. naval academy. his most recent book is called "the rise of the president's permanent campaign". professor doherty, who was packard bell? >> guest: very good question. first, thanks for having me on. i might be in your program. pat caddell was an adviser to president-elect jimmy carter and he is noted for coining that transition memo he wrote to then president-elect carter, in which he said the key to being effective as president is a continuing political campaign. the notion was born man and popularized by book on political consultants when a teen 80s that has since become part of the common lexicon. >> host: how it should defend campaign? >> guest: it can be defined broadly or narrowly. the way i define as the extent to which a president focuses on electoral concerns throughout his term in office. by focusing the same presidential fundraising, and dedication to key electoral states to register them in office and the nature of electoral decision-making within the white house itself in recent administration. some people
, a state department official, was the agent in charge of security for u.s. diplomats functioning in libya at the u.s. embassy in triply, and the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he appeared before a congressional committee this week and testified he had alerted a state department -- the state department in washington that the situation in post revolution libya, after gadhafi, was precarious. >> routine civil unrest, militia on militia violence. general lawlessness. >> the house oversight and reform committee is chaired by republican darrell ice sa. ice sa -- ice sa. in the months prior to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi on september 11th, three and a half weeks ago. four americans were killed, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, the first ambassador to be murdered since 1979, 33 years ago. >> charlene lamb, the state deputy assistant secretary, testified that she and the department did not support the request for more security. according to lamb, given the information available, the number of security agents, called assets, was adequate. >> we had the correct nu
's where we are today. the u.s.'s largest trading partners are struggling, and that is strengthening the economic storm that's headed over from europe to the united states shores. this week the international monetary fund cut its forecast for global growth for both this career and next year. that's the world economy and the u.s. economy. the ims cited two reasons things could get worse. first, if european leaders fail to support their ailing economies, and second, if leaders here in the united states let us plunge over the fiscal cliff. the ims sister corporation citing the same two factors cut its growth forecast for asia this week as well. that's for the next couple years. where are we going to be in 2016, four years from now, when we're discussing the next u.s. election. that depends on which of these two roads america takes on election day. i'm going to take you down both paths in this show starting with what 2016 will look look under a president mitt romney. start with jobs. he says 12 million jobs will be created in the next four years. i keep telling you that claim is ridiculo
on our u.s. consulate in libya. >> either they're misleading american people or presently incompetent. >> i think it's turning into a-- we can do better, we can. >> harris: accusations piling on over what went wrong on the murder of americans in libya. the obama administration, after sending conflicting message and fox report, how the truth is leading now to more questions than answers. also, standing on the edge of space. before attempting a record breaking jump back to earth. there's so much that can go wrong. i'm harris falkner, we begin with the back and forth getting pretty heated on this sunday. about what the white house knew and when, after four americans were murdered last month at the u.s. consulate in libya. as you know, that's u.s. soil in that country and that terror attack took out our ambassador christopher stevens. there's still a push to learn about security concerns in the days and weeks that led up to the assault. but tonight, new questions emerging about the initial response from the white house. first, telling the american people the attack was a spontaneous react
things we are that we need in this country. i am originally from europe. i am an immigrant who was a u.s. citizen. in europe, people talk about politics and are educated about in the family. here, people are apathetic about politics. they take everything for granted because they do not realize that problems could result of the don't pay attention. whether there should be 8 for the line for people who are undecided, they are not undecided, they don't know what is going on. i saw a news item right after the presidential debate on c- span, they were doing a focus group on the undecideds. it turns out that one of the women in the focus group was an actress who was paid to be in the focus group. it just shows the extent to which people who are running once did do people into going for -- want to do people into going for what they what. -- want to dupe people into going for what they want. host: here is a comment on twitter -- here is another bad from crossroads from the karl rove group. >> obama promised -- if your family is making $250,000 per year, my plan will not raise your taxes. >> on
-zawahiri urges muzz lums to wage holy war against u.s. and israel over the youtube video that mockedly the prophet muhammad and praises the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, plibbia, and calls for more protests at u.s. enemies. news that foreclosures dropped to the lowest level in five years. auto sales jumped to the highest level in five years. and yesterday, consumer confidence also increased, all signs that the economy is improving. but john blackstone reports that unemployment remains a concern, even if places you might not expect it to be. >> the new iphone 5. >> reporter: with each new product, each groundbreaking innovation, high-tech is an employment magnet. >> there is a hiring boom in silicon valley. >> reporter: kris stadelman helps high-tech workers find jobs. the tougher part is keeping those jobs. >> occupations are creating and destroyed here faster than anywhere else, just like new technologies are creating and destroyed faster here and replaced and become obsolete faster than anywhere else. >> reporter: so with every new round of hiring, there are also layoffs
<&8.k,vr u.s. attorney melinda haigh for that wonderful introduction and richard carranza and mr. hirsch, but the no. 1 thing we care about you, we care about and your future and where you are going. when you get out of school being san franciscoans we'll have the best jobs in the world waiting for you. everyone one of you, how about that for san francisco? [ applause ] all right. well, let me start out by saying we're here in herbs theater. you have to know this is a special place. this is an historic landmark events place in san francisco. in 1945 the united nations charter was signed right here where you are sitting. it's the site where mayors like myself and others have addressed the annual state of the city address and it's a landmark place and that is why we choose to be here today with you. because we're making a big landmark to be antibullying across the country and we're launching it right here in san francisco with all of you. that is how important this is. and it's important also that the city family come together. we have quite a number of great starts stars that i have bee
, new fallout from the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya as the mother of one murdered american is speaking out. that's raising new concerns about security at the consulate where the u.s. embassador and three other americans were killed. grieving mother pat smith says critical questions remain under answered about her son, sean's death. >> how did my son die? why did he die? especially why weren't there security people? they told me there were five security people there. who were they and why didn't they do something? some of those security people got killed and some did not. >> still such a tragedy. good morning, everyone, i'm jamie colby. >> i'm eric. >> this development comes as secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. is doing what it can to protect its people around the world. >> and we will never prevent every act of violence or terrorism or achieve perfect security. our people cannot live in bunkers and do their jobs. >> so how do we protect americans serving overseas and is that the message we want to send to those risk their lives. john bolton joins us
homeland securittycommmttee... ssy the american people deserve a how the deadly attack on the u-s consulate in benghazi libya unfolded. they statement...saying... "we intend to exaaine the circumstances before, during, pnd afttr the attack, iicluding threat awaaeness, u.s..security needs for diplomatic personnel in benghaziiand libyy, and communications among the intelllgence community, the state department, the defense department, and the white administration's initial ythe - public assessments of this attack weee subsequuntly proven inaccuratt." meanwwile, the white hhuse and the state departmmnt are aftee vice pressdent biden said n the debateethis week thatt"we weren't told they wanted more sscurity".. why wasn't the president old? told? heee's whht white osue p spokesman jay carnee said about it. carney says: appropriately that are handled the state department. that's what he was talling about."" but one republican house house membbr,,who jjst eddfrom returned fromman nvestigative trip to libba, says the obama administration should have known that our facilities
. people in the u.s. are concerned that a bigger conflict could draw the u.s. into this. >> well, that's right. nobody wants to see this happen. but the concern is would the u.s. be drawn in. the u.s., of course, a part of nato. turkey is a part of nato. so if turkey says they're facing a threat from syria and they're urging the nato allies to help them in some sort of war from syria does that drag in the u.s. even though the u.s. doesn't want to be dragged in. we receive u.s. the past several months provide nonlethal assistance ta to the syrians when it comes to equipment and training but they don't want to further mill i tearize it. they don't want to see the bloodshed continue but they don't want to be involved in the conflict. >> very quickly, what about this new human rights story about syria using cluster bombs. any truth to that? >> it's a very disturbing report. they have evidence that syria, which is one of the few countries in the world that has not banned the use of cluster bombs and have been doing so more cently, especially in the past week. there are a lot of videos showi
"negotiaing with iran." this interview is part of booktv's college series, it was recorded at the u.s. naval academy in annapolis, maryland. >> host: john limbert, in your book, "negotiaing with iran", wrestling with the ghost of history, you talk about two crises in iranian history. what are those for crises? >> guest: two of them are actually prerevolution. two of them are post- revolution. the first was the crisis over the north west iran in area after world war ii. many people believe that that is where the cold war actually started. the second was the whale crisis of 1951 and 1953. in which the iranians attempted to exert control over major economic resources and the effort was frustrated in part because of a cia sponsored coup against the iranian national leader. the second occurred after the islamic revolution. the first was something that i was involved in personally. which is the hostage crisis in 1979 until 1981. the second was the crisis involving the hostages -- american and others -- those held in lebanon during the 1980s. a part of that, it was an incident that touched this ins
with a fox news alert. former long time u.s. senator arlen specter has died. he was a major political figure in his home state as pennsylvania. his career spanning more than 40 years and two political parties. dying from complications of non-hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 82. peter doocy looks back at his contributions to his country. >> reporter: we just heard from president obama. he released a statement that says, arlen specter was always a fighter stamping out corruption as a prosecutor in philadelphia to three decades of service in the senate. he was fiercely independent. never putting partying party or ideology ahead of who was made to serve. he served witness integrity for three decades. laura and i appreciate his contributions to america and grateful for many years of public service. we send our condolences to his wife, joan and the specter family. they tell us the long time senator died at 1139 this morning from complications of non-hodgkin's limb foam 35. service will be in pennsylvania. he served as a democrat and then a republican and then a democrat in the united states senate
in their town hall debate. >> former u.s. senator, arlen specter, pa., has died. in august announced he was battling cancer. over the years he fought two previous bouts with non hodgkin's lymphoma. he was elected to five terms as senator and was the longest serving senator in pennsylvania history. a republican for most of the time, he became a democrat in 2009. he was born in wichita, kan., in 1930, and served in the u.s. air force. he received a law degree from yale university, worked on the warren commission, and practiced law before becoming district attorney in philadelphia. he was 82 years old. reaction is starting to come in. senator john mccain posted on twitter -- arlen specter, a dear friend to serve his state with honor and distinction, r i p on friday, secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters that there is still much that the administration does not know about the september 11 attack on the consulate in libya. earlier in the week the oversight committee heard testimony from department officials on whether the level of security there was adequate prior to the attack.
of the mountain. and during that time when my parents were gone working here in the u.s., i would look at the mountains and think that my parents were over there on the other side of the mountains. >> where did you grow up and originally where were you born? >> i was born in mexico in southern mexico and the little city that no one has heard of. when i mention acapulco everyone knows i'll could poke so it was a few hours away from acapulco. >> windage of parents come to the united states? >> my father came here in 1977 when i was three years old and he sent for my mother a few years later so my mother came in 1980 when i was four and a half years old. >> when did you come to the united states? >> i came to united states in 1985. >> how old were you? >> in may of 1985, i was nine and a half going on 10. >> what you tell us about coming to the united states? what was your track? >> well i have been separated from my father for eight years so when he returned to mexico and 85, my sisters and i convinced him to bring us back here because he was not going to come back to mexico and we didn'
in cuba. tried to drawn he tro from the crisis is to avert crises going forward, both the u.s. and soviet union needed to be clearer about what he called the precarious rules of the status quo. when the competition between the u.s. and the soviet union so that neither would surprise the other with a reckless venture within the others' zone of core interests. >> you have to leave it there. perfect conclusion. thank you so much. we are out of time. thank you for joining us. he's the director of the harvard university for science and human affairs. thank you. >> thank you for having me appeared that website is cu banmisslecrisis.org. also tomorrow, bob deans talks about the federal issue. thank you. we will see tomorrow. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> c. the second presidential debate tuesday live on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org next. come "newsmakers" would jim jordon. then the debate between vice president joe biden and paul ryan. after that we will show you the 2000 a presidential town hall debate
. in the caribbean, the u.s. was trying to bring out soviet submarines. what they did not know was the submarines were armed with nuclear weapons. on cuba itself, the soviets were moving warheads to the missile site and targeting the u.s. naval base on guantanamo bay. >> under the agreement of october 28, the soviets agreed to remove their medium and intermediate-range missiles from the base in cuba. americans insisted on strict monitoring verification from the air to ensure they kept on schedule. in a total failure of intelligence, u.s. commanders were blind to the existence of over 100 soviet technical weapons. meanwhile on the ground in cuba, fidel castro began to see some cooperation with moscow. >> castro is very angry at the soviet patrol. cubans feel betrayed. for them, it was like the soviet government made one concession after another to the americans and never consulted their own cuban allies. >> -christoph -- nikita khrushchev immediately dispatched his most trusted, the deputy premier, to havana. >> he was sent to to vote with the goal of healing the wounds and to influence castro. ca
70, a few dozen members from the national guard are happy tonight beyond words to be back on u.s. soil. the balloons and the hand held signs outside the d.c. national guard armory all had the same message. i'm happy, i can't wait to get home. welcome home. >> it feels great. >> reporter: after 10 months, 70 soldiers from the national guard and the military police battalion finally came home. arriving right around 3:30 this afternoon. >> i'm just really ecstatic. >> reporter: she said she was proud to serve her country overseas, and now thrilled to be back home. >> i'm glad that i'm able to spend, you know, thanksgiving with my family. that's all i wanted to do. >> reporter: they have been looking forward to this moment since her daughter was deployed. now she is eagerly awaiting the return of her son, a marine currently in afghanistan. another son also in the military that will be heading to afghanistan in about a month. >> it's hard, but i try not to think about it. i keep it up for them. that's it, then i let them go. >> reporter: so far about 30 members of the 273rd have actua
, bottom line, is the u.s. still the best house in a bad neighborhood? what should investors be doing? >> one should not panic. start to take money out of the bond portfolios that have been seeing massive inflows. perhaps some of the more cyclical names, move away from the dividend player that is are rich. the u.s. is the best house in the bad neighborhood. the good news is historically the u.s. has done well and grown even if the rest of the world economy is sort. low gdp. if we can get spark and resolution in the cliff, we'll do that. companies are in a position to spend and consumers need to buy things that they haven't spent much on. the outlook is still good. you should be allocated toward equities. >> joe, good to see you. thanks for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> back to maria with the rest of the program. >> thanks, bill. up next, inside the obama white house during the biggest financial crisis in decades. bob woodward will join me. later, actor matt damon on the job that's changing his life and saving others. innovating to bring clean water to those without. take a look at ho
is not that irrational. >> so many cross currents and headwinds. in your view, is the the u.s. the best house in a bad neighborhood right now? what should toward be doing right now in your view. >> one should not panic. i would take money out of the bond portfolios and allocate in to equities and perhaps cyclical names and move away from the players that are rich. the u.s. is the best house in a bad neighborhood. the u.s. has done well and grown even if the world economy is soft as it is now. exports are a low share of gdp. if we can get some spark and resolution of the election and the cliff we will do that. companies are in a position to spend and consumers need to buy things they haven't spent much on the last few years. the outlook is good. you should be allocated heavily toward equities. >> always good to see you. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, bill. my pleasure. >> now back to maria with the rest of the program. >> thank you so much, bill. >>> up next on the "wall street journal report," inside the obama white house during the biggest financial crisis in decades. celebrated reporter bob
that pivot whatever you may call it is welcomed in many countries because they'd rather see a balance with u.s. and china than any two or three doing it on their own. the biggest story about the u.s./china relationship is how both sides are ma nushing each other, positioning each other to avoid any kind of condition and that is good. >> were you surprised romney dropped what had been a staple of his peaches which was kind of a china bashing paragraph? >> i was relieved. i think the worth part of the romney campaign is the ceaseless and i think very feckless and ultimately dangerous china bashing. we want china as a rising economic power and as a responsible political player and i hope that this is an indication that romney at some level beyond the purely political and beyond the politics in ohio understands this. >> on that note, brett stephens, danielle, victory, bill, pleasure to have you all on. up next, what in the world. the case for a new public policy in america. aisle explain. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to o
of that deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. this is the mother of one of the americans who was murdered that day. she's been forcefully speaking out. we are live with the latest in washington. >> yeah, the mother of sean smith, a state department information officer killed in the benghazi attack tells fox news she got practically no information out of the obama administration about how her son died until just a few days ago. listen. >> i asked every one of them, and leon, like i mentioned before, leon panetta took his hands on my face and said trust me, i will tell you the truth. i will get the right information to you. just trust me. and when i heard that, i knew i couldn't trust him. and i don't trust any of them anymore. they lied. >> in the meantime the administration continues to take heat over it's handling of the attack. they said it was a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim film and then said it was an anti-terrorist attack. vice president said last week the white house wasn't told of a request for more security in benghazi. >> when vice president biden said in t
continue hammering the president on the administration's handling of the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. jan crawford is in washington and has more on that. >> reporter: to say that the stakes are high in tuesday's town hall debate could be an understatement. the president's performance in that first debate was widely criticized. romney surged in the polls and he now holds a slight lead over the president. under pressure to turn it around mr. obama will have to defend his response to last month's attack in bengal-- benghazi which killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. the administration is under increasing criticism for initially refusing to call the attacks terrorism. in an exchange with bob schieffer on face the nation senator lindsey graham a senior member of the senate arms services committee was harsh. >> i think they have been misleading us but it finally caught up. >> schieffer: that si a very serious charge that you've just leveled, senator graham. are you saying that the administration deliberately mislead the american people to make it look as
u.s. senator from pennsylvania. he's being remembered as a fearless fighter who courageous youly backed cancer and stood up for the things he believed in. senator patrick leahy, thank you so much for joining us, our condolences to all those who loved, respected and knew arrest listen spector, what do you suppose his legacy will be? >> i think that in many ways he'll be remembered as being a senator's senator. and before that sounds like too much inside baseball, i was walking along the road by our home here in vermont today and i was thinking he was like the vermont republican senators we see, people who strongly believe in their party, but believe in their country first, and if it came to a question of following party orders or following what was best for the country, he always went with the country first, which is what senators are supposed to do. and i think that's why sometimes members of his own party consider him very unpredictable and he was unpredictable because he cared about the people more than his own party. >> he was both a republican and a democrat. he was part of a
hearings in the u.s.s. cole case continues. one of the detainees waterboarded by the cia is accused of planning the attack on the cole in october of 2000. four years after canada obama promised to close the camp, two major terrorism trials are scheduled for the guantanamo bay court. in washington, catherine herridge, fox news. >>> serious civi syria's civil o signs of letting up. gunmen fired on a bus carrying blan yes, sir, killing four and wounding eight others. turkey is barring civilian flights from syria from its air space because the regime is using them to transport military equipment. human rights watch says civilians in syria now have to worry about cluster bombs. the group says syrian ac activists e posted video showing the bombs they say were dropped by government forces. cluster bombs are banned in 77 countries. >>> according to the latest polls, governor romney is gaining some ground in the key swing states of ohio, florida, and virginia. crowds at his campaign stops are growing and poll numbers are inching upwards hi since his performance in the first presidential deba
a balance with u.s. and china than any two or three doing it on their own. the biggest story about the u.s./china relationship is how both sides are maneuvering each othe positioning each other to avoid any kind of condition and that is good. >> were you surprised romney dropped what had been a staple of his peaches, which was kind of a china-bashing paragraph? that was not in this foreign policy. >> i was relieved. i think the worth part of the romney campaign is the ceaseless and i think very feckless and ultimately dangerous china bashing. we want china as a rising economic power and as a responsible political player and i hope that this is an indication that romney at some level beyond the purely political and beyond the politics in ohio understands this. >> on that note, bret stephens, danielle, victory, bill, pleasure to have you all on. up next, "what in the world." the case for a new public policy in america. i'll explain. y in america. i'll explain. y in america. i'll explain. y in america. i'll explain. y in america. i'll explain. y in america. i'll explain. hy in america. i'll e
marks the 50th anniversary as a start of the cuban missile crisis. it started in 1962 when a u.s. plane photographed soviet missiles 90 miles from american soil in cuba. president john f. kennedy work publicly and privately to avoid a nuclear confrontation with soviet leaders. in the end, both the soviet union and the united states could claim victories as the missiles left cuba and the u.s. dismantled its own missile installations in turkey. >>> flight cancellations are coming to american airlines and that could affect travelers who have purchased tickets. the airlines will cut 31 flights per day in the first half of november. it says the cuts are in an attempt to recover from widespread delays -- delays. since the company declared bankruptcy, and they say the cancellations will not impact holiday travel plans. >>> actor and television host gary collins died today. he starred in television series including the sixth sense and porn free. as well as hosting the syndicated talk show, our magazine. he also served as the mc for the ms. america pageant in the 1980s and 90s. he had one chil
four americans, including u.s. ambassador to libya, christine. we are back with brett stevens and he had core natural board member matt kominski. matt, you followed the hearings this week. what did we learn that we didn't know? >> i think three things principally. first of all, we learned there was no protest at the benghazi consulate. >> nonat all? >> no. and others knew this much earlier than the administration. second, they definitely thought it was a terrorist attack earlier than they made clear. the third thing we learned, repeated requests to boost security he libyan mission were turn down and an elite force led by ltd. col. wood of 16 men was pulled out in august. >> pulled out? >> and extended into the fall. >> we have a clip at the debate because benghazi was a big topic at the vice presidential debate. let's listen. >> our ambassador in paris has a marine attachment guarding him. shouldn't we have a marines guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place we any there was an al-qaeda cell with arms? >> well we weren't toll they wanted more security and we did not know they want
for a barge doing construction for us and run by vortex who is doing the promenade work and the u.s. ghost guard and marine vessel unit responded to assist this vessel and helped the auntie am and needed the help of the vertex so she could be appropriately dewatered and salvaged and without that the crane there they were having a difficult time because of the size of the hole so i just wanted to share that story that happens on the bay a bit and represents the good cooperation we have multimark for identification agency wise and through the private sector and others and i want to commend the u.s. ghost guard, the san francisco police department and marine unit and contractor vortex and their work and especially want to recognize ken vote who was in charge of the boat that day and the superintendent who also helped. they remember extremely helpful and professional and rise beyond the call of duty and i wanted to make sure everyone is aware of their assistance and very proud of that solution and the boat made it over to sas liteo and all is well. second i wanted to say a few words about the
news, the death of one of the most prominent politicians to serve in the u.s. senate, arlen specter. the veteran pennsylvania lawmaker died today in his home in philadelphia from complications of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. he is 82 years old. a memorial service is planned for tuesday in pennsylvania. specter was the longest serving senator from the state of pennsylvania, and during his three decades in office, he was both a republican and a democrat. lisa sylvester takes a look at specter's high-profile career and the legacy he leaves behind. >> in his 30 years in the u.s. senate, arlen specter survived a loss. a benign brain tumor, bruising partisan battles. and a health care town hall. >> wait a minute! >> in 2005, we all watched senator specter's first bout of cancer play out in public. >> hodgkin's is about the best of the bad things to get. >> he had just won a tough battle for the job he coveted, chairman of the judiciary committee. then in 2008, his hodgkin's disease cancer came back. dr. sanjay gupta spent a morning with specter at the time. >> you're probably going to lose mor
had been back filled by other parts of the department. >> but not with u.s. military? >> no, sir. >> that's all i need to know. and i really appreciate you folks taking all the time today. >> colonel wood would you respond? you looked like you were chomping at the bit. would you agree with that? >> no, sir i would not agree. a special forces soldier is way above the skill level of a hired local national armed way pistol or even the m.s.d. agents that were on the ground as well. >> i think i remember the quote never take a knife to a gun fight. with that we go to the gentleman from connecticut. >> thank you very much mr. chairman. and i add my gratitude to those members of the diplomatic corpse who are putting their lives on the line for this country my sympathy to those of the families who were lost. i think the most important questioning was about 20 minutes ago about what level of security might have been necessary to repel this attack. and i wanted to pursue that one step further -- >> would the gentleman yield for a second? >> sure. >> in order to extra kate successfully thos
possess the means to do exsteenings damage to the u.s. with nuclear weapons. we now have to bring into that, a power set that is very complex, because we've got to both deter the regional as piering and assure what we provide. the folks at u.s. stratcom are working on this. >> there is discussion of 5,000 now to come out of this, round about 5,000, give or take, but also folks talking about at the end of the day, the nation can get away with an arsenal of 1,000 weapons. does numerically, 1,000 work given the kind of challenges you have? >> numbers are important in this discussion. more important is the capacity to produce the deterrent attributes that you need for the 21st century environment. as an air man, we produce at the end of the day, responsiveness, and flexibility for the president in his triad. to the degree that can he opinion to do that at a certain number, we're ready to discuss it. but, there is a basic stabilizing effect particularly produced by our icbm leg, which doesn't happen below a certain number. and it's also difficult for us to build an enterprise around to
was way out front on this issue. the u.s. government didn't give women the right to vote for another half-century. with "flag facts," i'm alexa. >> some people are hard workers. some are not. new research might explain one reason why. it depends on what you focus on. hard workers concentrate on the goal, but people who shirk their work tend to zero in on all the effort it is going to take to get the task done. so here's the secret to success -- always keep your eyes on the prize. >> a lot of us would like to help make the world a better place. you can get involved with existing service projects, or you can start one of your own. brandon has the story of two teens who did just that. >> is it all right if i play this piece? [ cheers and applause ] all right. >> jourdan urbach reaches out with music. he brings his talent as a violinist to children in hospitals. [ mid-tempo music plays ] [ crowd cheering ] neha gupta reaches out with books. at 16, she has already spent several years helping orphaned children in india. jourdan and neha are recent winners of the world of children youth award. t
of these two u.s. navy vessels. no, jrno injuries but we will e more details on that right in the middle of huckabee which starts give me is seven. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> tonight on huckabee. >> how thin does the ice have to get before someone falls through? >> officials in charge of protecting our embassy in libya asking for more security. >> it was abundantly clear we were not going to get resources until the aftermath of an incident. >> we were fighting a losing battle. >> congressman patrick eman on the administration failure to protect americans in hostile territory. >> and. >> we did not know they wanted more security. >> why didn't joe snow and what did he think was so funny at thursday's debate? [ laughter ] >> plus, former house speaker newt gingrich with his take on the vice presidential showdown and what he expects from obama versus romney round two. ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. [ applause ] >> mike: thank you. thank you very much. and welcome to it huckabee from the fox news studios in new york city. just days after the uprising at
the fbi and one from the attorney's office, whatever office, u.s. attorney's office, called me on the phone. they were all on the same line and they start today say, well, okay, what is it you want to know we'll tell you anything you want to know now, but half of what they said i didn't believe anyway because they were still saying it was not a terrorist thing. >> dave: what were they saying it was? to your point it's one thing to mislead the american public, something else maybe not to be forthright to the media, but to the families of those killed in benghazi, you would think that is a time above all else to come clean on this. we're 20 days out of the election, and we're trying to get basic questions answered including those people who love loved ones. we're not going to get one at least until the after the election if ever. >> clayton: and who knew what went, all of this fingerprinting, was this information readily available. we keep hearing now, the white house, vice-president biden wasn't informed about security concerns and the president may have not been informed of the
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